Credit Counselor Salary (United States)

A Credit Counselor earns an average salary of $35,350 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.
Credit Counselor Total Pay (?
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$28,500 - $48,420
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $35,350
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Credit Counselor Total Pay (?
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$11.20 - $18.01
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$28,500 - $48,420  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,949  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$25,292 - $44,675  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 116
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$11.20 - $18.01  
   
Overtime
$9.00 - $29.73  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,949  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$25,292 - $44,675  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 116
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Job Description for Credit Counselor

  • Work with creditors and track debt and repayment activity.
  • Perform calculations and create recommendations for clients.
  • Consult with clients and review documentation to determine debt, income, and liquidation options.
  • Explain available services and obtain payment from clients.

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Experience Affects Credit Counselor Salaries

Mid-Career
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National Average
$34,000
Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
68%
female alumni
 
Male
32%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 17%
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